10 Things To Do This Weekend

Thursday, July 6, 2017
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Continue the week of Fourth of July celebrations around NYC and the Hamptons. Check out what’s in store for this weekend below: 

Fridays at Five Presents Jay McInerney

July 7, 5 p.m.

The Hampton Library, 2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton

This week’s Fridays at Five author Jay McInerney is a critically acclaimed auther of 12 books. McInerney has also written for numerous popular publications including New York Magazine and Vanity Fair. There will be hors d’oeuvres and beverages served at 4:30. Tickets are $25. For more information visit here.

Dan’s ClambakeMTK

July 8, 8 p.m.

Gurney’s Montauk Resort, 290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk

Dan’s ClambakeMTK is back for the second year in row! Enjoy a night of delicious food and drink on the oceanside. A portion of the proceeds from the event go towards The Retreat, an organization that provides shelter and safety to victims of domestic abuse. For tickets and more information visit here.

Broadway Barks

July 8, 3 – 6:30 p.m.

Shubert Alley, 44th and 45th Streets between Broadway and 8th Avenue

Berndaette Peters and co-star Malcolm McDowell host this year’s annual Broadway Barks. The festival brings together Broadway starts to help hundreds of animals in shelters find new homes. This year there will be performances from shows Wicked, Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, Hello, Dolly! and more. For more information visit here.

Halsey House Gala 2017

July 8, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Thomas Halsey Homestead, 249 South Main Street, Southampton

Enjoy sunset cocktails on the lawn of the Thomas Halsey Homestead. Inside the tent, there will be hors d’oeuvres, dancing, live music by DJ Twilo and a silent auction. For tickets and more information visit here.

Sag Harbor: 100 Years of Film in the Village

July 8, 6 p.m.

Slyvester & Co., 103 Main Street, Sag Harbor

Celebrate the publication of Sag Harbor: 100 Years of Film in the Village by Annette Hinkle in Sag Harbor village! The book is a love letter to the Sag Harbor Cinema and the many generations it served. Purchase a copy, have it signed and enjoy refreshments offered by Slyvester & Co. For more information visit here

Bastille Day on 60th Street

July 9, 12 – 5 p.m.

60th Street between Fifth and Lexington

The Fourth of July may have passed, but celebration still ensues! Commemorate France’s Independence Day at the annual street celebration by the French Institute Alliance Francaise. There will be plenty of French food vendors including Dominque Ansel Kitchen and Pain D’Avignon as well as dancers and French mimes. For more information visit here.

Poetry Marathon Series

July 9, 5:30 p.m.

East Hampton Town Marine Museum, 301 Bluff Road, Amagansett

Dee Slavutin presents this year’s annual Poetry Marathon series with poets Star Black, Sy Perchick and Ed Boutscher. For more information visit here.

Summer Garden

Sundays through July 30

Sculpture Garden at the Museum of Modern Art

Every Sunday evenings in July the MoMA’s Sculpture Garden will transform into a venue for “adventurous contemporary music.” The New Juilliard Ensemble, the Verona Quartet and Jazz at Lincoln Center will all be performing on separate occasions. For more information visit here.

The Government Inspector

Through August 20

New World Stages, 340 West 50th Street

Don’t miss the extended encore of Nikolai Gogol’s satirical small town production. The talented cast features Michael Urie, Mary Testa, Arnie Burton and Stephen DeRosa. Tickets are $75-$95. For more information visit here.

Rhythm & Power: Salsa In New York

Through November 26

Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue 

Learn all about the history of salsa in New York City and how it changed immigration, cultural fusion and activism. This new exhibit features costumes, musical instruments, video clips and much more. Tickets are $18. For more information visit here.


New Popup Is on the Nose

Diptyque launches two new fragrances, and a popup


Lost in the Male

Leon Golub at the Met


No Sleep ’til Maastricht

Some fabulous faces made it out to TEFAF this year

by Judith DobrzynskiPhotographed by Billy Farrall